Monday, February 1, 2010

Saturn's Ring through Mobile camera @ Observatory

Braving the Cold of First of February is not an easy thing to do. But if students make their mind, they will do it.
Despite scattered snow in the beginning and in the end, we were lucky to see Mars and Saturn (and Moon of course!) Mars was visible for only few minutes after we started. Mars was playing hide and seek with us. We gave up on it as it was setting and clouds would never be clear on that side. 
Stunningly my mobile could take the picture of Saturn with its ring distinctly visible. My bigger camera could not get anything better because of auto focus feature...

Here are some pictures of the Events...
Phil Erner, adjusting the telescope... Flash photography was prohibited... I took few anyway!
It started snowing again, after we were done.

Old post on the same line...

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